Curly, a three-legged poodle, recently became the 1,000th dog adopted from Petique in the Biltmore Fashion Park, but thousands more homeless pets in Phoenix are waiting for a home.
The milestone created a joyful moment for employees and volunteers of the Arizona Humane Society, and a small break from the dismal reality the workers face each day. Curly was one of the more than 40,000 animals the organization expects to see this year. As the Arizona Humane Society tries to expand its visibility through retail space in malls, such as Petique, it struggles to combat pet overpopulation.
The rest is here: Biltmore ‘s Petique reaches milestone with 1,000th dog adoption.